[Tweeters] Hooded Warbler - Cape Horn trail

Marcus Roening Marcus.D.Roening at gsk.com
Thu Aug 1 17:36:37 PDT 2013


Hi Tweets,

It is August 1st and the Hooded Warbler is still gracing the lovely Cape Horn trail in Skamania county on the Columbia River. It was chipping loudly and continuously from 9:15 - 9:30 am on a very misty morning and promptly went quiet when the mist turned into dripping rain. The bird was on the Upper Trail about ½ mile up the trail. It was below the area of a recently repaired switchback, which in turn is below a set of 5 large timbered stairs. If you see the stairs, you've gone too far.

The male was calling from both sides of the trail and it was in the mid-story level of Alder thickets about 8' off of the ground.

Good birding,

Marcus Roening
Tacoma WA
marcus.d.roening at GSK.com



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